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Carrier-band Technical Information

Carrier-band Network Handbook

An overall understanding of the IEEE-802.4 Carrier-band network.

Download the Guide to Industrial Fiber Optiocs PDF

Guide to Industrial Fiber Optics

Fiber Optics in Industrial applications.

Application Notes

The Sealing F-connectors (.pdf) onto taps application note - details how to install a special type of heat shrink tubing to environmentally seal the connection - cable, F-connector-Tap.

The Ground Isolation Taps (.pdf) application note - details concerns about grounding, ground currents (or loops), the generation of noise due to these currents, and how the isolated Tap can overcome these problems.

The Torque Wrench (.pdf) application note - details the need for correct torque and how to use a "click-stop" torque wrench.

The Tap Phase Application (.pdf) application note - details the phase of signals on the tap drops with special information for Modicon systems..